How Much Is A Million


Learn about how much a million, billion, and trillion are in terms kids can understand. It even gives a couple pages in the back of the book that explain how they calculated their information.

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

The book explains huge numbers and difficult math concepts to kids. It has good illustrations for explaining big numbers to children.

Content Awareness Factors:

The drawings were not that inviting to look at.

Little Kid Reaction

My daughter picked it because of hearing the big numbers mentioned on television about U.S. (national) spending. She was amazed at how much those numbers really were. It gave her a better understanding of how to relate big numbers to her day to day life. She asked to read this several times.

Parent Reaction

I liked how it made a complex subject easy to understand for children. It was a helpful book. I thought the information would be over her head but they explained themselves very well. I saw that she enjoyed learning the information because it was presented in an easy manner.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book that helps kids with math concepts and large numbers.
Educational Themes:

You can use this book to teach numbers and calculating numbers. It also encourages kids to look into something they may not understand.

Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
8 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
3 to 6
Age of child:
Read with a 6 year old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow, at least. This is an outstanding book to have in the public or school library; and it will be handy to know about when you're kids start asking (or studying) big numbers in school.

Title How Much Is a Million
Author David Schwartz
Publisher Collins © 1985
Illustrators Steven Kellogg
ISBN 0688040497
Material Hard Cover
Genres Math
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